Can Duct Tape Remove a Wart?

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You might have heard that you can get rid of a wart with duct tape, but is there any science behind this approach to dealing with these unwanted bumps?

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The Doctors share that according to the American Academy of Dermatology taping is one method for removing the wart.

Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon explains that the adhesive in the tape, combined with the pressure of the tape on the wart can help fight the virus that is causing the wart.

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"This technique requires patience," ER physician Dr. Travis Stork says, noting that using duct tape to treat a wart may take a number of months.